Job Opening: East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Humanities, Yale University

job opening - 5Institution:            Yale University, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and the Humanities Program
Location:              Connecticut, United States
Position:               Assistant Professor

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the Humanities Program seek to make the joint tenure-track appointment of an assistant professor, to begin July 2016. The appointee will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in EALL and also undergraduate courses suited for the interdisciplinary Humanities Program.  We seek a scholar of outstanding promise who engages intensively with Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Inner Asian primary materials.  Since this is a fully joint appointment, the successful applicant will demonstrate abilities and research interests in both the East Asian and broader humanistic contexts as well as a commitment to interdisciplinary dialogue with other departments and programs.  The period, field, and specialization are open.

More information on these programs can be found at and

We welcome applications from scholars who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD by the time of appointment. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, a chapter-length writing sample prepared for blind reading, and three letters of references through Interfolio.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact:           Tina Lu, Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures,



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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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